Google Map projects round up

Google Map projects round up

map.jpgGoogle maps with its new satellite photos feature has only been out a week and there’s already a ton of neat projects out. “Memory maps” are photos with group annotations. Here’s a Craigslist and Google map mash up so you can find housing and maps at the same time. Here’s a Google maps sightseeing blog with some amazing photos. And lastly, here’s what might be the biggest text on the planet.

0 thoughts on “Google Map projects round up

  1. jher says:

    A fellow burner noticed that google maps had the Burningman festival linked. Looks like it was taken during a construction phase.

    Burningman festival

  2. kzinti says:

    Google Maps and Microsoft Terra Server share source imagery from the US Geologic Survey, but Microsoft serves it up at higher resolution. Here’s a short comparison: http://jimthompson.org/wp/?p=73.

  3. nicjansma says:

    I’ve created a directory for cool Google Maps, called Google Globetrotting:
    http://gmaps.nicj.net

    Feel free to add maps!

  4. dgrotto says:

    Anybody know if Google has released an API for Maps? Haven

  5. tallpat says:

    Somewhat off-topic for a “Google Maps Round-up” post- however, the World Wind application deserves some mention to mapping enthusiasts. At least, for those who may not have heard of this before (I just discovered it for myself via this Boing Boing post). I would love to figure out a way to integrate the functionality and feel of World Wind into a web element (much like the World Kit program, only more dimensional)

  6. ZillionBits says:

    Please also add ATM Locator another cool google map mashup, locate atms by zipcode and bank name, results are far better compared to yahoo and google local search, certainly an interesting mashup http://www.locateatms.com

  7. sdadesky says:

    Google maps make it super easy to track directions to your own location, home or business for visitors needing them. I created a little “copy-paste” code for those who balk at the complexity of Google’s API.
    easy Google maps with directions

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